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Theory of cutting

Cutting tools

Optimization of cutting conditions

High speed machining


Shaping of plastics and composites


Production management : Types of manufacturing, inventory management, lean manufacturing and associated tools.


Casting : Presentation of the processes of shaping of crudes / mechanical parts by plastic deformation, with technologies and associated calculations. The processes discussed are mainly forging, stamping, folding and stamping.


Presentation of Additive Manufacturing processes and intervention of specialized industrialists.

Method of implementing a 3D printing process.




The teaching sessions are divided down into Courses, Lectures and Practical work.

6 x 1h15 of course in HSM + 6 x 1h15 of lectures

3 x 1h15 of course in Production Management course + 3 x 1h15 of lectures

2 x 1h15 of course in plastic deformation course + 4 x 1h15 of lectures

4 x 1h15 of course in casting course + 3 x 2h5 of lectures

5 x 1h15 of course in Additive Manufacturing +3 x 1h15 of lectures


3h of practical work on the implementation of means of Additive Manufacturing

9h of practical work on plastic injection, cutting forces and HSM


The student will be able to :

-     Define the influencing parameter on cutting material,

optimize a machining operation in HSM.

 -    Define a Production Management Approach.

 -    Design parts by casting.

 -    Define the advantages and limitations of additive manufacturing processes.

 -    Design and produce plastic parts using an additive manufacturing process.

 -    Know the different ways to get rough part and their costs and performance, define a range of rough part and design the necessary tools.

Needed prerequisite

CAM manufacturing technology

Tolerance Manufacturing analysis


Mechanical characteristics of materials

Resistance of materials : elasticity


Digital production chain : CAD, CAM, Post-processing, use of means of production, control

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...